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Piovan buying industrial group IPEG for $125 million plus earnout

Pennsylvania-based IPEG is comprised of the Conair Group, Thermalcare, Pelletron, and Republic Machine equipment brands.

Ontario creates Council on U.S. Trade and Industry Competitiveness

Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade and Unifor president Jerry Dias will work together to appoint additional membership to the Council.

New report examines barriers to increasing food-grade PCR use in Canada

The report was initiated by Environment and Climate Change Canada to support the government's goal of increasing the use of post-consumer resin.

LyondellBasell appoints Peter Vanacker as new CEO

Kenneth Lane, executive vice president, global olefins & polyolefins, will serve as interim CEO during the transition period.

RV maker Thor Industries acquires Elkhart Composites

Elkhart is the maker of Elkboard polypropylene-based materials for the RV industry.

Ascend expanding compound production into Latin America

The Houston-based company plans to purchase a compounding facility in central Mexico owned by DM Color Mexicana SA de CV.
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DSM and partners earn SPE award for using recycled ocean plastic in Ford SUV

The wiring harness clips are also the first of many potential uses by Ford for recycled ocean plastics in a major vehicle platform. » Read more

Canada must once again grab its share of the auto industry, despite U.S. protectionism

The shift away from the internal combustion engine to electric vehicles is not a normal retooling of auto plants, but a full-scale recreation of the auto sector that will reshape the modern economy. Will Canada’s auto sector be left in the wilderness? » Read more

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